Rubina Dilaik

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Rubina Dilaik
Rubina Dilaik grace the 10th Gold Awards 2017.jpg
Dilaik at the 10th Gold Awards 2017
Born (1987-08-26) 26 August 1987 (age 32)[1]
Years active2008–2014; 2016 – present
Known forChoti Bahu
Shakti — Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki
Spouse(s)Abhinav Shukla (m. 2018)

Rubina Dilaik is an Indian actress and fitness spokesperson.[3][4] She gained recognition by playing Radhika, the main character in the TV series Chhoti Bahu, and went on to reprise the role in its sequel Chhoti Bahu 2.[5]

Currently, she is playing the role of Soumya in the series Shakti — Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki on Colors TV.[6]


Rubina became a household name after appearing in Zee TV's Choti Bahu in 2008 and reprised the role in the show's sequel in 2011.

She also played the role of Divya in Punar Vivah - Ek Nayi Umeed.[7][8] She played the role of Sita in Life OK's mythological show Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev[9] and the role of Jeannie in Jeannie Aur Juju.

She is seen playing the lead role of Soumya, a transgender woman on Colors TV's long running show Shakti — Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki from 2016.[10]

In 2016, Dilaik was ranked No. 11 in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by Eastern Eye.[11] She moved up a place to No. 10 on the same list in 2017.[12][13]

Personal life[edit]

Rubina previously dated her Chhoti Bahu co-star Avinash Sachdev.[14]

Dilaik married her longtime boyfriend television actor Abhinav Shukla on June 21, 2018.[15]


Year Serial Role Channel Notes
2008–2010 Chhoti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan Radhika/Imarti Zee TV [16][17]
2010 Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Contestant Imagine TV
2011–2012 Chhoti Bahu – Sawar Ke Rang Rachi 2 Radhika/Kanha/Ruby Bhardwaj Zee TV
2012 Saas Bina Sasural Simran/Smiley Gill Sony TV
2013 Punar Vivah - Ek Nayi Umeed Divya Jakhotia Zee TV [18][19]
2013–2014 Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev Sita Life OK [20]
Jeannie Aur Juju Jeannie SAB TV [21][22]
2016–present Shakti — Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki Soumya Singh Colors TV [23][24]
2016 Bigg Boss 10 Guest
2017 Sasural Simar Ka Guest
Savitri Devi College & Hospital Guest
Ek Shringaar Swahbhiman Guest
Bigg Boss 11 Herself Guest
2018 Tu Aashiqui Soumya Singh Guest
Bigg Boss Season 12 Performer
2019 Khatra Khatra Khatra Herself
2019 Sitaron Ki Vijayadashmi Guest Colors TV


Year Award Category Show Character
2010 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Beti Choti Bahu Radhika
2011 Favourite Jodi
2015 Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards Outstanding Contribution In Television Industry N/A N/A
2016 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress Drama (Jury) Shakti — Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki Soumya
2017 Golden Petal Awards Best Personality (Female)
Zee Gold Awards Most Fit Actress N/A N/A


  1. ^ "Happy Birthday Rubina Dilaik". Indian Express. 26 August 2017.
  2. ^ "TV's 'Choti Bahu' Rubina Dilaik turns a year older!". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2016. Rubina Dilaik was born on August 26, 1986 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
  3. ^ "Nia Sharma to Rubina Dilaik: It's a bad, bad internet out there for female TV actors".
  4. ^ "Rubina promotes healthy living on the set of her show". Hindustan Times. 12 August 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  5. ^ Sumit Jha (21 February 2012). "All praises for Rubina Dilaik". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  6. ^ "Rubina Dilaik: Confident of transgender's role in mainstream show". mid-day. 5 August 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Rubina Dilaik beats Aamna Shariff - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Rubina Dilaik, Karan Grover to unfold `Punarvivaah` new chapter". Zee News. 14 May 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Rubina Dilaik is back to play Sita in Mahadev". The Times of India. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
  10. ^ "Shakti actress Rubina Dilaik shares a lovey-dovey picture with beau Abhinav Shukla". India Today. 27 August 2017. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  11. ^ "Deepika Padukone crowned sexiest asian woman for the first time". The Asian Connection Newspaper. 8 December 2016.
  12. ^ "Priyanka Chopra reclaims her crown - Eastern Eye". Eastern Eye. 7 December 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Katrina Kaif named world's sexiest Asian woman for the fourth time". India Today. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  14. ^ "After her heartbreak, here's how Rubina Dilaik fell in love with Abhinav Shukla". India Today. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  15. ^ "Rubina Dilaik ties the knot with Abhinav Shukla, see photos from their dreamy wedding". The Indian Express. 21 June 2018.
  16. ^ "Rubina Dilaik on not getting paid on time during Choti Bahu: 'I had to sell off my house and property'". Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  17. ^ "Rubina Dilaik on her first TV show Choti Bahu: For nine months, I pleaded for my money". PINKVILLA. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  18. ^ "Chitrapama Banerjee in Punar Vivah- 2 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  19. ^ "Rubina Dilaik quits Punar Vivah". The Times of India. 17 July 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
  20. ^ "Rubina Dilaik worked on her diction to play Sita - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  21. ^ "Rubina Dilaik to replace Shivshakti in Jeannie Aur Juju?". Hindustan Times. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  22. ^ Unnikrishnan, Chaya (8 November 2013). "Rubina Dilaik is Jeannie, not Shivshakti". DNA India. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  23. ^ "REVEALED! Rubina Dilaik plays a transgender in 'Shakti- Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki'". Zee News. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  24. ^ "Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki completes 700 episodes, Rubina Dilaik and team celebrate - see photos". Retrieved 1 September 2019.

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